Ben Lockwood

University of Warwick - Department of Economics

Coventry CV4 7AL

United Kingdom

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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London

United Kingdom

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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374

Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Value-Added Tax: Its Causes and Consequences

IMF Working Paper No. 07/183
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Aug 2007
Michael Keen and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Working Paper, Value added tax, Economic models

Does Asset Ownership Always Motivate Managers? Outside Options and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Feb 1998
David de Meza and Ben Lockwood
London School of Economics Department of Management and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Does Asset Ownership Always Motivate Managers? Outside Options and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm

Posted: 21 Feb 1998
David de Meza and Ben Lockwood
London School of Economics Department of Management and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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Distributive Politics and the Benefits of Decentralisation

CSGR Working Paper No. 10/98
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Decentralization and the Productive Efficiency of Government: Evidence from Swiss Cantons

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2477
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Iwan Barankay and Ben Lockwood
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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decentralization, productive efficiency, local public goods

Decentralization and the Productive Efficiency of Government: Evidence from Swiss Cantons

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5639
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Ben Lockwood and Iwan Barankay
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
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Decentralization, productive efficiency, local public goods

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Taxation Reforms and Changes in Revenue Assignments in China

IMF Working Paper No. 04/125
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Ehtisham Ahmad, Raju Singh and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Fiscal Policy, Indirect Taxation, Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations, China

More Giving or More Givers? The Effects of Tax Incentives on Charitable Donations in the UK

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Feb 2018
Miguel Almunia, Ben Lockwood and Kimberley Scharf
CUNEF, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Birmingham
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donations, charitable giving, tax incentives

More Giving or More Givers? The Effects of Tax Incentives on Charitable Donations in the UK

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12191
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
CUNEF, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Donations, Tax policy, Tax Subsidies for Giving

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Does Tax Competition Really Promote Growth?

CESifo Working Paper No. 2102
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Oct 2007
Marko Koethenbuerger and Ben Lockwood
ETH Zurich - Department of Management, Technology and Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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tax competition, uncertainty, stochastic growth

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Why Focus on Spending Needs Factors? The Political Economy of Fiscal Transfer Reforms in Mexico

IMF Working Paper No. 07/252
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2008
International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, University of Turin, International Monetary Fund (IMF), University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
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Working Paper, Fiscal policy, Mexico, Government expenditures, Public sector, Economic reforms, Political economy

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VAT Notches

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5371
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Li Liu and Ben Lockwood
University of Oxford - Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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VAT, tax threshold, bunching, voluntary registration, elasticity

Vat Notches

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10606
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2015
Li Liu and Ben Lockwood
University of Oxford - Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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bunching, elasticity, tax notches, VAT, voluntary registration

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Decentralization and Electoral Accountability: Incentives, Separation, and Voter Welfare

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1509
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Jean Hindriks and Ben Lockwood
University of London - School of Economics and Finance and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Centralization and Political Accountability

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/52
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Jean Hindriks and Ben Lockwood
University of London - School of Economics and Finance and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

How Should Financial Intermediation Services Be Taxed?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3226
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Oct 2010
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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financial intermediation services, tax design, banks, monitoring, payment services

How Should Financial Intermediation Services Be Taxed?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8122
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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banks, financial intermediation services, monitoring, payment services, tax design

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Voting, Lobbying, and the Decentralization Theorem

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2117
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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decentralization, majority voting, lobbying, local public goods

Voting, Lobbying, and the Decentralization Theorem

Economics & Politics, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 416-431, November 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Carbon Motivated Border Tax Adjustments: Old Wine in Green Bottles?

NBER Working Paper No. w14025
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 May 2008 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2022
Ben Lockwood and John Whalley
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Carbon-Motivated Border Tax Adjustments: Old Wine in Green Bottles?

World Economy, Vol. 33, Issue 6, pp. 810-819, June 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Ben Lockwood and John Whalley
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Gradualism and Irreversibility

CSGR Working Paper No. 28/99
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 1999
Ben Lockwood and Jonathan Thomas
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Capital Account Liberalization and Corporate Taxes

IMF Working Paper No. 03/180
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Capital controls, tax competition, globalization

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The Taxation of Foreign Profits: A Unified View

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5231
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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corporate taxation, multinational firms, repatriation

The Taxation of Foreign Profits: A Unified View

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10512
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, ifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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corporate taxation, multinational firms, repatriation

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Incentive Schemes for Local Government: Theory and Evidence from Comprehensive Performance Assessment in England

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3483
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jun 2011
Ben Lockwood and Francesco Porcelli
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick
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local government, incentives, efficiency, difference in difference, DEA

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Candidate Entry, Screening, and the Political Budget Cycle

IMF Working Paper No. 02/48
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Eric Le Borgne and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Asymmetric Information, Citizen-Candidate, Representative Democracy, Signaling Games, Political Budget Cycles

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Do Elections Always Motivate Incumbents? Experimentation vs. Career Concerns

IMF Working Paper No. 03/57
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jan 2006
Eric Le Borgne and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Career Concern, Elections, Citizen Candidate, Experimentation, Tournaments, Political Business Cycles

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Voter Confirmation Bias and Electoral Accountability

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5415
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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corporate taxation, patent boxes, location, patents, R&D, nexus approach

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The Property-Rights Theory of the Firm with Endogenous Timing of Asset Purchase

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. TE364
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Ben Lockwood and David de Meza
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and London School of Economics Department of Management
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Intergovernmental Grants as Signals and the Alignment Effect: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5215
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Lancaster University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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fiscal federalism, political competition, accountability, flypaper effect

Intergovernmental Grants as Signals and the Alignment Effect: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10407
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 10 Feb 2015
Lancaster University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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accountability, fiscal federalism, flypaper effect, political competition

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Do Countries Compete Over Corporate Tax Rates?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 May 2003
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Tax competition, corporate taxes, effective tax rate, effective marginal tax rate

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Spillovers, Investment Incentives and the Property Rights Theory of the Firm

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jul 2004
David de Meza and Ben Lockwood
London School of Economics Department of Management and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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How Robust is the Kearney/Foreign Policy Globalisation Index?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 May 2004
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Decentralization and Electoral Accountability: Incentives, Separation and Voter Welfare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5125
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Jean Hindricks and Ben Lockwood
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Fiscal decentralization, elections, accountability

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Horizontal and Vertical Indirect Tax Competition: Theory and Some Evidence from the USA

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Aug 2004
Centre for Business Taxation, Oxford University, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Tax competitions, excise taxes, cross-border shopping, smuggling

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Do Elections Always Motivate Incumbents? Learning Versus Re-Election Concerns

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Dec 2004
Eric Le Borgne and Ben Lockwood
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Career concerns, elections, citizen-candidate, learning, effort, incomplete information

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Political Budget Cycles and Fiscal Decentralization

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5646
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, University of London - School of Economics and Finance and University Pablo de Olavide
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Political budget cycle, fiscal decentralization, local public goods

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Does Data Disclosure Improve Local Government Performance? Evidence from Italian Municipalities

CESifo Working Paper No. 10155
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Dec 2022
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of Bari, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Bologna
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open data, local government, media coverage, OpenCivitas

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Bailouts in Federations: Is a Hard Budget Constraint Always Best?

International Economic Review, Vol. 49, Issue 2, pp. 577-593, May 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2008
Martin Besfamille and Ben Lockwood
Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Confirmation Bias and Electoral Accountability

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11772
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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accountability, confirmation bias, elections

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Distributive Politics and the Cost of Decentralization

CEPR Working Paper No. 2046
Posted: 25 Jan 2000
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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Rogoff's Conservative Central Banker Restored

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Vol. 29, No. 4, Part 1, November 1997
Posted: 30 Oct 1997 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2016
Berthold Herrendorf and Ben Lockwood
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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State-Contingent Inflation Contracts and Unemployment Persistence

JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT, AND BANKING, Vol 28 No 3, August 1997
Posted: 07 Apr 1997
Ben Lockwood
University of Warwick - Department of Economics

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